[SATLUG] RAID5 Recovery - Reassembly looking good!!! :+)

David Labens adlabens at swbell.net
Wed Aug 26 23:59:14 CDT 2009


Will do.  THANK YOU!

David Labens

San Antonio, TX

--- On Wed, 8/26/09, Samuel Leon <satlug at net153.net> wrote:

From: Samuel Leon <satlug at net153.net>
Subject: Re: [SATLUG] RAID5 Recovery - Reassembly looking good!!! :+)
To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List" <satlug at satlug.org>
Date: Wednesday, August 26, 2009, 11:57 PM

Awesome.  Yes just let it sit there and do its thing.  I think you can get better stats and an eta with: cat /proc/mdstat

Just keep /dev/md0 unmounted until you are ready to run the fsck ( and keep it unmounted during the fsck too)

Sam

David Labens wrote:
> root at RCH-SERVER:/# mdadm --add /dev/md0 /dev/sdb1
> mdadm: re-added /dev/sdb1
> 
> You said to let the file system re-sync.  So, I checked with:
> 
> root at RCH-SERVER:/# mdadm -D /dev/md0
> /dev/md0:
>         Version : 01.00
>   Creation Time : Sat Jan 10 13:03:52 2009
>      Raid Level : raid5
>      Array Size : 732587520 (698.65 GiB 750.17 GB)
>   Used Dev Size : 488391680 (465.77 GiB 500.11 GB)
>    Raid Devices : 4
>   Total Devices : 4
> Preferred Minor : 0
>     Persistence : Superblock is persistent
> 
>   Intent Bitmap : Internal
> 
>     Update Time : Wed Aug 26 23:48:15 2009
>           State : active, degraded, recovering
>  Active Devices : 3
> Working Devices : 4
>  Failed Devices : 0
>   Spare Devices : 1
> 
>          Layout : left-asymmetric
>      Chunk Size : 128K
> 
>  Rebuild Status : 1% complete
> 
>            Name : 0
>            UUID : 13782a18:85c82f51:e999ccd0:c2ca0614
>          Events : 2990
> 
>     Number   Major   Minor   RaidDevice State
>        0       8       65        0      active sync   /dev/sde1
>        1       8        1        1      active sync   /dev/sda1
>        2       8       17        2      spare rebuilding   /dev/sdb1
>        4       8       33        3      active sync   /dev/sdc1
> root at RCH-SERVER:/#
> 
> This is going to take a while, and I have to be at work, ready to climb telephone poles at 8 am, so I'm going to have to call it a night, but that does not mean that I do not appreciate what you've done for me/us throughout this entire ordeal.
> 
> I'll pick it up in the morning, check it again to make sure, send you an email with the update.  Then, I'll probably wait until tomorrow night to run "e2fsck -D -f /dev/md0" so that I'll have time to 'press "y" a hundred times'
> 
> I know I'm not yet out of the woods, but I DO have a smile on my face about this, for the first time in about 3 weeks.
> 
> David Labens
> 
> San Antonio, TX

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